Microsoft Corp. Chairman and Chief Software Architect William (Bill) H. Gates will visit Princeton University on Friday, Oct. 14, to engage students in a discussion about the evolving role of computer technology in today's world. He also will receive the Crystal Tiger award from students for his global leadership. Oct 14, 2005 at Princeton University Length: 1:15:22 Topics: Bill Gates, technology
Session two of a four-part symposium, held as part of the Iraq's Impact on the Future of U.S. Foreign and Defense Policy research project at the Council on Foreign Relations. Speakers: - Dana Allin, Senior Fellow, International Institute for Strategic Studies. - Phillip C. Saunders, Senior Research Fellow, National Defense University. Presider: Philip Gordon, Senior Fellow for U.S. foreign Policy, the Brookings Institution. Topics: Iraq, Dana Allin, Phillip Saunders, foreign policy, defense policy
At age 92, author and journalist Studs Terkel talks about his latest book, "They All Sang: Adventures of an Eclectic Disc Jockey," a collection of his radio interviews with musicians like Bob Dylan and the bluesman Big Bill Broonzy. University of Chicago Length: 57:59 Topic: Studs Terkel
Kofi Annan, UN Secretary General, speaks to a Columbia University conference on UN reform Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs (Oct 17, 2005) Length: 39 mins Topic: Kofi Annan
Scholar and author Stephanie Coontz explores the myths of traditional marriage. Coontz is a faculty member at Evergreen State College in Olympia, Wash., and the director of research and public education for the Council on Contemporary Families. She has published extensively on the topic of marriage and family life and is the author of several highly praised books, such as The Way We Never Were: American Families and the Nostalgia Trap and Marriage, A History: From Obedience to Intimacy, or How... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Stephanie Coontz, marriage
Alan Krueger, the Bendheim Professor of Economics and Public Policy at Princeton University, discusses "Misunderestimating Terrorism: Economics and the Roots of Terrorism". Krueger presents his research on the factors that lead some people to participate in terrorism. He also describes his efforts to derive more accurate measures of terrorism. December 2, 2004 - Princeton University Length: 28:24 minutes Topics: Alan Krueger, terrorism
This panel examines the local dimensions of conflict in the Middle East, including tensions between Syria and Lebanon, and the sectarian divisions within Iraq. Moderator: Michael Doran, Asst. Prof. of Near Eastern Studies, Princeton University Panelists: - Col. Thomas F. Lynch III, CENTCOM - Michael Young, Daily Star (Lebanon) - Michael Rubin, American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research Topics: terrorism, Michael Doran, Thomas F. Lynch, Michael Young, Michael Rubin, Al-Qaeda
Speaker: Ian Buruma, Author, Journalist, and the Henry Luce Professor of Democracy, Human Rights and Journalism at Bard College (Nov. 15, 2005 at Princeton University) Length: 1:19:57 Topics: Ian Buruma, democracy
Newly-appointed Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke makes his first public policy address at a conference on government service at Princeton University. (Full text of speech available at: http://www.federalreserve.gov/boarddocs/speeches/2006/200602242/default.htm Topic: Ben Bernanke
Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall, February 24th, 2006 . Moderator: Brandice Canes-Wrone, Associate Professor of Politics and Public Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University . Theodore Sorensen - The Kennedy Magic . Robert Caro '57 - LBJ: Personality or the Agenda of the Times? . Michael Barone - The Reagan Years . David Halberstam - The Best and the Brightest Then and Now Total Running Time: 1:20:55 Topics: government service, Brandice Canes-Wrone, Theodore Sorensen, Robert Caro, Michael Barone, David...
Session one of a four-part symposium, held as part of the Iraq's Impact on the Future of U.S. Foreign and Defense Policy research project at the Council on Foreign Relations. Speakers: - Toby Dodge, Consulting Senior Fellow for the Middle East, International Institute for Strategic Studies. - Steven Simon, Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies, Council on Foreign Relations. - Shibley Telhami, Anwar Sadat Chair for Peace and Development, University of Maryland. Presider: F. Gregory Gause III,... Topics: Iraq, Toby Dodge, Steven Simon, Shibley Telhami, Steven Simon, foreign policy, defense policy
"Anatomy of Terror: Understanding Religious Violence" Jessica Stern - lecturer in public policy, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University Stern disputes the theses that terrorism has little impact and that government policies should simply be aimed at reducing fear. Mentioning a psychometric model that identifies 18 variables associated with disproportionate dread, Stern emphasizes that there is a clear difference in the ways that individuals and governments should...
Lt. Gen. David Petraeus, a three-star general who recently completed two tours of Iraq, discusses the importance of international partnerships in the global war on terror. A keynote speech at the 75th Anniversary of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs Princeton University Oct 1, 2005 Length: 1:14:29 Topics: David Petraeus, Iraq, war
Keynote speaker: Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff Event: 75th Anniversary of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs Princeton University Oct 1, 2005 Length: 45:03 Topic: Michael Chertoff
How can you tell if you.re winning a war on terrorism? This panel is part of "Rethinking the War on Terror", the theme of the 2005 Princeton Colloquium on Public and International Affairs. (website: http://www.wws.princeton.edu/pcpia/) Moderator: Alan Krueger, Professor of Economics and Public Policy, Princeton University Panelists: - Larry Johnson, CEO and Co-founder of BERG Associates, LLC - Raphael Perl, Senior Analyst for terrosim policy, Congressional Research Service - Peter... Topics: Alan Krueger, Larry Johnson, Raphael Perl, Peter Probst, terrorism
Panel discussion moderated by Rochelle Dreyfuss of New York University. Panelists: Mario Biagioli, Harvard University Stephen Burley, SGX Pharmaceuticals Wesley Cohen, Duke University Susan Mann, Microsoft Katherine Strandburg, DePaul University College of Law Princeton University. Microsoft Intellectual Property Conference May 19, 2006 Topics: patents, IP law, Intellectual property, Mario Biagioli, Stephen Burley, Wesley Cohen, Susan Mann,...
Teaching 9-11: The Role of Media, Museums, and Schools in the Construction of National Memory.. How the nation's memory of 9-11 is being created through cultural institutions. Panelists: James Fallows, Atlantic Monthly Ron Simon, Museum of Television and Radio Fiona Spruill, NYTimes.com Marvin Kalb, Center on the Press, Politics, and Public Policy at Harvard University.s Kennedy School of Government. (Sept 9, 2004 - Dickinson College) Topics: James Fallows, Ron Simon, Fiona Spruill, Marvin Kalb, 9-11, terrorism, museums, media
Ed Felten, an expert in computer security, talks about how personal computers and the Internet have affected the use of media such as music and movies, and about the legal, political and policy struggles that have resulted. Website: http://www.cs.princeton.edu/~felten/rip/ Oct 12, 2004 Princeton University Length: 1:16:58 Topic: Ed Felten
"A Conversation on Stem Cell Research" Robert Klein, Chair of the Independent Citizens Oversight Committee at the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine. February 8, 2006 University of California at Berkley, Goldman School of Public Policy.
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A conference at Harvard Law School.s Berkman Center for Internet and Society: May 12, 2006 11:30 - 11:40 - High Order Bit: The War Tapes The War Tapes is a documentary shot by US soldiers from the front lines of Iraq, Director Deborah Scranton had the necessary funding and approval to work as an embedded journalist in the second Iraq war; instead, she went forward with her unique vision.directing a documentary film from the Internet. Ten self-selected soldiers from the New Hampshire National... Topics: Deborah Scranton, media
Moderator: G. John Ikenberry, Albert G. Milbank Professor of Politics and International Affairs, Department of Politics, Princeton University and the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs; Co-faculty Director of the Princeton Project on National Security Panelists: Thomas Knock '82, Professor of History, Southern Methodist University Anne-Marie Slaughter '80, Dean, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs; Co-Faculty Director of the Princeton Project on... Topics: G. John Ikenberry, Thomas Knock, Anne-Marie Slaughter, Tony Smith, foreign policy, Woodrow Wilson
Panel discussion moderated by Paul Starr of Princeton University. Panelists: Yochai Benkler, Yale Law School David Einhorn, The Jackson Laboratory Margaret Hedstrom, University of Michigan Lawrence Lessig, Stanford Law School Gigi Sohn, Public Knowledge Princeton University . Microsoft Intellectual Property Conference May 19, 2006 Topics: Paul Starr, Yochai Benkler, Margaret Hedstrom, Lawrence Lessig, Gigi Sohn
This is a compilation of highlights of the 2005 Princeton Colloquium on Public and International Affairs, which brought together diverse experts and practitioners to examine the concept of the war on terror. Discussions center on conceptual frameworks and concrete policy recommendations to move beyond the rhetoric and ideology that often shapes responses to terrorism. Topic: terrorism
Hans Blix, Former U.N. Weapons Inspector; Chairman of the International Commission on Weapons of Mass Destruction. March 8, 2005 - Princeton University Length: 28:24 minutes Topics: Hans Blix, Iraq, WMD, weapons of mass destruction
Rehabilitating Eugenics Christine Rosen Ethics & Public Policy Center Must eugenics be a dirty word? As long as the state is not coercing people to accept eugenics, is there any harm in pursuing it? What similarities and differences can we identify in the enthusiasm for eugenics, past and present? And, finally, what is driving the contemporary effort to rehabilitate eugenics? In her lecture, Dr. Rosen will address many of the questions that contemporary bioethicists are asking with...
Keynote: Jared Diamond Professor of Geography, UCLA and Pulitzer Prize-winning Author Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, Duke University Sep 20-21, 2005 Topics: enviroment, Jared Diamond
Panelists: John Yoo is former deputy assistant attorney general in the Office of Legal Counsil of the U.S. Dept of Justice and professor of law at the University of California at Berkeley Louis Fisher is Senior Specialist in Separation of Powers for the Congressional Research Service of the Library of Congress Michael Vorenberg is author of Final Freedom and professor of history at Brown University (Nov 3, 2005 at Dickinson College) Length: 1:30:18 Topics: John Yoo, Louis Fisher, Michael Vorenberg, American president, presidential power
Joseph Stiglitz, a winner of the 2001 Nobel Prize in economics, presents the keynote address for the second annual Secretary-General's Global Colloquium of University Presidents. Stiglitz, a University Professor at Columbia University leads a discussion on "Innovative Sources of Funding for Public Goods." (Feb 14, 2006 at Princeton University) Length: 1:28:17 Topic: Joseph Stiglitz
Kavita Ramdas, President and CEO, Global Fund for Women The Global Fund for Women is an international network that supports the social, political and civic equality and human rights of women by making grants to women's groups throughout the world. A speech at Princeton University, Feb 22, 2005 Topic: Kavita Ramdas
SPEAKER: Rashid Khalidi, Edward Said Professor of Arab Studies, and Director,Middle East Institute, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University January 26-27, 2006, at Tufts University Democratizing the Middle East? A conference sponsored by: The Fares Center for Eastern Mediterranean Studies, Tufts University Length: 49:52 Topics: Rashid Khalidi, democracy, Middle East
The first panel of the Princeton 2005 Colloquium, "Rethinking the War on Terror" looks at the challenges of U.S. diplomatic efforts in the wake of the war in Iraq. Moderator: Amb. Edmund Hull, WWS Diplomat-in-Residence Panelists: - Hady Amr, Managing Partner, Amr Grouop - Nadia Bilbasey, Washington correspondent, Al-Arabiya TV - Amb. Theodore Kattouf, CEO, AMIDEAST Princeton Apr 8, 2005 Length: 1:21:34 For more information see 2005 Princeton Colloquium on Public and International... Topics: terrorism, Edmund Hull, Hady Amr, Nadia Bilbasey, Theodore Kattouf
Panel I: Energy Lincoln Pratson - moderator - Associate Professor of Sedimentary Geology, Nicholas School Jason Grumet - Executive Director of the National Commission on Energy Policy Simon B. Rich, Jr. - Chairman of the Board of Visitors, Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences, former CEO of Louis Dreyfus Holding Co. and former Chairman and CEO of Louis Dreyfus Natural Gas Joseph Stanislaw - Former President and Chief Executive Officer of Cambridge Energy Research Associates... Topics: energy, Lincoln Pratson, Jason Grumet, Simon Rich
Panel V: Climate William H. Schlesinger, moderator - Dean of the Nicholas School and James B. Duke Professor of Biogeochemistry Thomas J. Crowley - Nicholas Professor of Earth Systems Science, Nicholas School Martin Hoffert - Professor Emeritus of Physics, New York University Fred Krupp - President of Environmental Defense Jonathan Wiener - Perkins Professor of Law and Professor of Environmental Policy, Duke University Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, Duke University Sep... Topics: climate, environment, William Schlesinger, Thomas Crowley, Martin Hoffert, Fred Krupp, Jonathan...
A two-day colloquium examines the concept of a "war on terror," as well as the specific strategies employed to wage it. Bringing together a diverse selection of experts and practitioners, the Colloquium addresses the conceptual frameworks and concrete policy recommendations needed to move beyond the rhetoric and ideology that often shape responses to terrorism. Includes excerpts from: - Keynote speeches by: Gen (Ret) Anthony Zinni; Palestinian leader Hanan Ashrawi; Israeli National... Topics: war on terror, terrorism, Anthony Zinni, Hanan Ashrawi, Giora Eiland
A black History Month Event. Robert L. Woodson, Sr., Founder and President, National Center for Neighborhood Enterprise. Moderated by Carol M. Swain, Vanderbilt University; James Madison Program Visiting Fellow 2004-2005. February 9, 2005 . Princeton University, James Madison Program. Topics: Robert L. Woodson, Carol M. Swain, Black History
Michael Gordon, Chief Military Correspondent, The New York Times April 4, 2006 60 minutes Michael Gordon draws from his recently published book, Cobra II: The Inside Story of the Invasion and Occupation of Iraq, to discuss the strategic and political miscalculations by both Saddam Hussein and the United States before the launching of the war in Iraq. On the Iraq side, Gordon states that Hussein was more concerned about internal threats within the country and possible risks related to Iran than... Topics: Michael Gordon, Iraq
U.S. media lawyer Robert D. Balin discusses recent criminal libel cases in Asia and evolving international legal standards in libel defence. Mr. Balin will discuss in particular Shin Corp v. Klangnarong, which was brought against a Thai activist who had criticized Thailand's Prime Minister and the telecommunications company owned by his family. In a decision that has been hailed as a victory for free expression, a Bangkok court recently dismissed criminal libel charges against the activist. The... Topic: Robert Balin
Mansour Farhang, Bennington College. Iraninan-born author and former diplomat. He served as revolutionary Iran's first ambassador to the United Nations, and also worked as a mediator in the early months of the Iran-Iraq war. (April 18, 2006 - Middlebury College) Length: 82 minutes Topics: Mansour Farhang, Iran, nuclear power, nuclear weapons